New York

  • 01.31.18

    How To Reinvent Infrastructure

    There was only one reference to the deficit in last night's State of the Union speech, and it had nothing to do with the federal budget. I found that refreshing - we can carry a deficit if the money's spent wisely - but that's another story. What President Trump talked about was America's staggering infrastructure ...

    There was only one reference to the deficit in last night’s State of the Union speech, and it had nothing to do with the federal budget. I found that refreshing — we can carry a deficit if the money’s spent wisely — but that’s another story. What President Trump talked about was America’s staggering infrastructure deficit, a whopping $2 trillion fault line in the backbone of the American economy, according to the latest estimates from the American Society of Civil Engineers.

  • 10.03.17

    New York, divest pensions from the fossil fuel companies that are accelerating global warming

    Forget the bizarre tweets and insults from the White House, or the images of the President touring San Juan: What's happened in Puerto Rico will change life there for many years after all the news has faded from your feed....

    Forget the bizarre tweets and insults from the White House, or the images of the President touring San Juan: What’s happened in Puerto Rico will change life there for many years after all the news has faded from your feed.